We have detected that you are using Internet Explorer to visit this website. Internet Explorer is now being phased out by Microsoft. As a result, NHS Digital no longer supports any version of Internet Explorer for our web-based products, as it involves considerable extra effort and expense, which cannot be justified from public funds. Some features on this site will not work. You should use a modern browser such as Edge, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. If you have difficulty installing or accessing a different browser, contact your IT support team.
NHSmail use by NHS Digital: GDPR information
Why and how we process your data within NHSmail, and your rights.
|How we use the information (processing activities)||NHSmail is the chosen email service for NHS Digital. Account details are required to manage access to the system. NHS Digital sends and receives confidential information during the course of its activities.|
|Does this contain sensitive (special category) data such as health information?||Yes|
|Who are recipients of this data?||
|Is data transferred outside the UK?||Outside Europe - Account Details|
|How long the data is kept||180 days from account identified as inactive|
|Our lawful basis for holding this data||Public task|
|How can you withdraw your consent?||
Consent not the basis for processing
|Is the data subject to decisions made solely by computers? (automated decision making)||No|
|Where does this data come from?||Within and external to NHS Digital|
|The legal basis for collecting this data||
Public task and Health and Social Care Act (2012) – Schedule 18, part 10 (1)